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Mariuxi Elizabeth
Mariuxi is 21 years old and lives in Las Orquídeas. She sells cosmetics like mascara, lipstick, eye pencils, and liquid and powder foundation. This business is profitable and also helps her to have more time in her home with her children.

She carries out this work alone at different hours. She goes out house to house selling to her customers so that she can pay for her household expenses and her child's studies.

She is afraid of getting sick as she is separated from her husband and struggles alone to get her child ahead as he is a minor and attends public school.

With this loan, Mariuxi wants to buy medicines for her children and invest 20% in items in order to sell her products. This way she will be able to improve her income.
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Mariuxi vive en las Orquídeas, tiene 21 años de edad. Ella es vendedora de cometicos como rimel, lapiz de labios y ojos, bases liquidas y en polvos. Ya que el comercio si deja ganancia y también le facilita para estar más tiempo en su hogar junto a sus hijos.

Este trabajo lo realiza sola en diferentes horarios, sale a venderles a sus clientes de casa en casa, para así poder pagar los gastos del hogar y el estudio de su hijo.

Teme enfermarse por lo que es una mujer separada de su esposo, que sola lucha por sacar adelante a su hijo que es menor de edad y que estudia en una escuela fiscal.

Con el préstamo Mariuxi quiere comprar remedios para sus hijos y un 20% poder invertir en más cosas para vender sus productos. Y así poder obtener mejores ingresos de dinero.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is for a Kiva borrower to pay for medical treatment. These borrowers face higher barriers to obtain loans due to their health condition. Kiva Field Partner Banco D-MIRO combines their loan with free health and life insurance to help borrowers generate the capital necessary to develop and run a business.  

Due to potential safety risks facing borrowers with health conditions and the need to protect their privacy, the faces of borrowers from Banco D-MIRO may be blurred in photos.

About Banco D-MIRO

Banco D-MIRO is a microfinance institution that serves the most vulnerable sectors of Ecuador’s economy. It offers very small loan sizes without requiring collateral, expanding access to borrowers who would not otherwise be able to access capital to start and grow their own businesses. It also specifically targets borrowers who are excluded from formal financial systems due to race, ethnicity, gender, disability or illness.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,019,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Mariuxi Elizabeth to purchase medicines and personal use products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2014